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The Man Advantage: Random PP Observations

Mark McLarney

Mark McLarney

Mark McLarney writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

Random PP Observations

In Ottawa, defenseman Chris Phillips, who started the season playing second-line power-play minutes, has since been bumped to the first line, as evidenced by the whopping 7:15 he saw Dec. 7 against Toronto. He now routinely plays the point opposite Erik Karlsson and has contributed seven points (1G, 6A) with the man advantage so far this season. He is still not considered an elite offensive defenseman by any stretch, but if you do own him, he's currently averaging more PP minutes than either Joe Corvo or Patrick Wiercioch, two guys who are widely considered to have more offensive ability than Phillips, but who are currently holding down second-line PP duties for the Sens.

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